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The Milk of Human Kindness Flows from Kids' Step Stools

When nine-year-old Ontario kidpreneur Owen Armstrong thoughtfully builds and paints each of his Nice Bench Co. step stools, he embodies what Shakespeare called "the milk of human kindness" - natural kindness and sympathy for others. After building a step stool for his little sister, Anikka, Owen grew his enterprise into a business that donates $10 from every step stool sold to families whose loved ones suffer from childhood cancer, which his older brother Caden endures. The love doesn't just manifest in the form of donations, however. Owen's step stools demonstrate a respect for nature and health of the children who use his products. Milk Paint Owen uses biodegradable milk paint. Milk-based paints are alleged to be the earliest natural paints...

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